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Philadelphia Eagles look like next stop for Plaxico Burress after prison

Philadelphia Eagles look like next stop for Plaxico Burress after prison

Former New York Giants receiver finishes 20-month sentence this week

BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

On Monday, former New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress will walk out of Oneida Correctional Facility after having served 20 months for shooting himself in the thigh with an illegal handgun on Nov. 29, 2008. Running back Brandon Jacobs believes that Burress will never play for the Giants again.

According to Jacobs, Burress doesn’t think anything is wrong with the Giants’ organization, but he just wants a new start.

Speaking of new starts, one NFL player who has seen some prison time supports the idea of Burress joining his team, the Philadelphia Eagles, who gave him a fresh start two years ago. Michael Vick.

 

NCAA Baseball Tournament can be ‘June Madness’

NCAA Baseball Tournament can be ‘June Madness’

Seton Hall and Princeton taking part in undervalued event

BY JOE FAVORITO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
ON N.J. SPORTS MARKETING

It is an underappreciated stepchild lost amongst professional sports of the spring,...

Bad owners like Time Warner ruin sports

Bad owners like Time Warner ruin sports
BY EVAN WEINER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS

The sale of the Atlanta Thrashers to a Canadian group of investors who will take the National Hockey League team to Winnipeg, Mani...

Will the NBA become a 'fly over' league?

Will the NBA become a 'fly over' league?
BY EVAN WEINER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS

The NBA Champion Final series is one of the National Basketball Association’s crown jewel events but behind the glitz and glamour ...

Indy 500 results: Danica Patrick misses the exciting finish

Indy 500 results: Danica Patrick misses the exciting finish
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A late crash kept the dream from coming true for 23-year old rookie J.R. Hildebrand at the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500.

Hildebrand was in the lead by three...

N.J.'s Steve Rosner named leader of U.S. men's basketball team for Pan American Maccabi Games

N.J.'s Steve Rosner named leader of U.S. men's basketball team for Pan American Maccabi Games

16W Marketing co-founder to assist in and off the court in unique competition

BY JOE FAVORITO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
N.J. SPORTS MARKETING

Steve Rosner and Frank Vuono have helped forge the careers of some...

Rutgers football earning reputation for academic success

Rutgers football earning reputation for academic success
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

In the latest Academic Progress Report rankings released today by the NCAA, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team finished No. 2 in the nation. It was the fourth ye...

Paterson enjoys a rich baseball history

Paterson enjoys a rich baseball history
BY ERIC MODEL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
JOURNEYS INTO NEW JERSEY

Baseball and New Jersey have been associated with one another for a long time.

Some believe that the game was invented in Hoboken. Many fondly ...

NFL lockout, failure of Atlanta Thrashers, and other sports struggles can be blamed on Ronald Reagan

NFL lockout, failure of Atlanta Thrashers, and other sports struggles can be blamed on Ronald Reagan
BY EVAN WEINER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS

If and when the Atlanta Thrashers National Hockey League franchise is sold and moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, there will be those wh...

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